E85 and Flex Fuel Vehicles

Ethanol is a renewable fuel made from plants. Essentially non-drinkable grain alcohol, ethanol is produced by fermenting plant sugars. It can be made from corn, sugar cane, and other starchy agricultural product. The cellulose in agricultural wastes such as waste woods and corn stalks (also know as “cellulosic ethanol”) can also be used as a […]

Today’s Alternative Fuel Choices: P-Series

Part 10 of Advanced Technology and Alternative Fuel Vehicles. P-Series is a relatively new alternative fuel. It is a blend of ethanol, methyltetrahydrofuran (MTHF), and pentanes, with butane added for blends used in severe cold weather. Because both the ethanol and the MTHF can be produced from renewable biomass resources, emissions from producing and using […]